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Psychology A Journey of Discovery

ISBN-10: 1592602622

ISBN-13: 9781592602629

Edition: 3rd 2007

Authors: Stephen L. Franzoi

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In the third edition of Psychology: A Journey of Discovery, Stephen Franzoi continues to provide students with a scholarly, engaging text that shows them how psychological concepts can be applied to their lives. He has thoroughly revised the text and added new photos, cartoons, and a new statistics appendix. New to the 3rd Edition The third edition of Psychology: A Journey of Discovery has a great deal of new content, including * more than 80 new photos, figures, and cartoons * more than 600 new references * the number of special boxed inserts in this edition has been greatly reduced, with much of this content now incorporated directly into the main body of the text. This change provides a better narrative flow to the chapter content. * the only in-chapter boxes are the Self-Discovery Questionnaires and the Explore It Exercises.
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Book details

List price: $142.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Preface
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Preface
About the Author Dedication
Introduction to Psychology
What Is Psychology?
Early Pioneers
Contemporary Perspectives and Areas of Specialization
The Vehicle for Psychological Discovery
Is Psychology Just Common Sense?
What Is the Process in Conducting Research?
Commonly Used Scientific Methods
Neurological and Genetic Bases of Behavior
The Neuron
Neural and Hormonal Systems
The Brain
Genetic Influences on Behavior
Human Development
Physical and Prenatal Development
Social Development
Cognitive Development
Moral Development
Adolescence
Adulthood
Sensation and Perception
Basic Principles of Sensation
Vision
Hearing
Other Senses
Perception
Consciousness
The Nature of Consciousness
Sleep
Other Altered States of Consciousness
Learning
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Observational Learning
Memory
The Nature of Memory
What Constitutes Long-Term Memory?
How Do We Organize Information in Memory?
How Do We Retrieve Information from Memory?
How Does Forgetting Occur?
What Is the Biological Basis for Memories?
Language and Thinking
Language
Thinking
Intelligence
Measuring Intelligence
Intelligence: One Thing or Many?
The Dynamics of Intelligence
Hereditary and Environmental Influences on Intelligence
Motivation and Emotion
Motivation
Hunger and Eating
Sexual Motivation
Achievement Motivation
Emotion
Personality
The Nature of Personality
The Psychoanalytic Perspective
The Humanistic Perspective
The Trait Perspective
The Social-Cognitive Perspective
Measuring Personality
The Biological Basis of Personality
Psychological Disorders
How Should We Define and Explain Psychological Disorders?
How Should We Classify Psychological Disorders?
The Major Classes of Disorders Identified by DSM-IV-TR
Therapy
Who Offers Therapies for Psychological Disorders?
Psychodynamic Therapies
Behavior Therapies
Cognitive Therapies
Humanistic Therapies
Other Forms of Psychotherapy
Biomedical Therapies
Economic and Social Trends in Mental Health Treatment
Stress, Coping, and Health
What Causes Stress?
What Moderates Stress?
What Behaviors Hurt or Help Our Health?
Understanding Social Behavior
Social Perception
Attitudes
Social Influence
Hurting and Helping Others
Interpersonal Attraction and Love
Appendixes
Statistical Reasoning
Descriptive Statistics Are Used to Describe and Summarize Data
Inferential Statistics Are Used to Interpret Data and Draw
Conclusions
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